The number of Filipino families that experienced hunger in the second quarter declined by an estimated 300,000 households from the previous quarter, despite more of them rating themselves as poor, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.
The European Union is equipped and ready to treat victims should the deadly Ebola virus, which has killed hundreds in West Africa, be found in member states, EU sources said Wednesday.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The joint resolution proposed by President Benigno Aquino III to Congress does not conflict with the Supreme Court decision declaring parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) unconstitutional, Malacañang said Wednesday.
Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to Europe grew on Wednesday, with the EU allocating extra spending and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Where exactly will the country’s funds be spent, if the proposed P2.6 trillion national budget for 2015 is to be approved?